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“Beautiful”
Review of Galway Cathedral

Galway Cathedral
Ranked #13 of 140 things to do in Galway
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous cathedral. We were able to catch part of mass, which was so special the Sunday before Christmas. The inside of the church is stunning!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I was offended when I went to the toilet and there was a .50€ request. There are numerous money request throughout the cathedral. Although it is a splendid structure, these signs take away from the spiritual aspect in being a place of God.

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

The Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas is more commonly known as Galway Cathedral. We were able to walk a comfortable distance to the Cathedral for Sunday Mass. The Cathedral is the largest Catholic Church in Galway. Although new it is quite beautiful and rustic. It was was completed in 1965 and is the last large church in Ireland to be made from stone. The dome can be seen in the skyline of Galway. It is located on Nun’s Island, on the west bank of the River Corrib near Salmon Weir Bridge. Crossing the bridge when going to the Cathedral is quite impressive. A must see.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We were surprised how new the cathedral is - it looks remarkable, I'd say even more inside than outside. :) Lovely gardens nearby as well.

Byly jsme překvapené, že katedrála je nová, ikdyž vypadá jako z 18. století. :) Uvnitř je ještě hezčí, než zvenku! Doporučuji zahrady v okolí.

Thank Paja K
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

The Cathedral is huge, and has a small & expensive car park on site. Difficult to work out how to enter the car park though. Beautiful artwork in the building, but I was 'told off' for taking pictures during a service, when I wasn't taking any pictures of the congregation, and hadn't got time to work out when the service would finish. It's built on the old gaol, which may have some oppressive memories. Free entry. Can light candles for 50c

Thank PennyWalters
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